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    November 21, 2012
    4:00 - 4:30am PST  

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eighth day as diplomats try to broker a peace deal. over the couldn't ear leading group of women physicians recommend birth control pills should be sold without prescriptions. it looks like hostess is cooked. the snack maker fails to reach a last ditch agreement with one of its unions clearing for the way for the company's liquidation to continue. pouring it on. a college basketball player is that's the ncaa single game scoring record by dropping 138 points on his opponents. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 21, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in the middle east. this morning efforts to end the fighting between israel and hamas have so far come up short. fighting rages on both sides of the border. secretary of state hillary clinton held a late night meeting with the israeli prime minister.
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this morning she met with palestinian president. later today she will be in cairo to meet with world leaders. palestinian gunmen shot and killed six men they say were collaborating israel and dragged one body behind a motorcycle. susan mcginnis is watching all of this. >> reporter: good morning. once again there were signs of a deal and, again, they slipped away. now in cairo, secretary clinton will meet with officials who are in contact with hamas and now talking about a deal she says in the days ahead. as truce talks continue so does the violence. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel early this morning. the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes overnight and this morning. and hamas militants have launched more than 100 rockets into israel in the past 24
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hours. five israelis and more than 100 palestinians have died in the past eight days. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> reporter: really prime minister benjamin netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton on tuesday night saying israel is hoping for peaceful to end the fighting. >> this is a possibility of achieving a long term solution to this problem through diplomatic means we prefer that. >> reporter: clinton assured israel of u.s. support. >> the rocket attacks from the terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> reporter: secretary clinton met with palestinian leader this morning and will meet with president morsi later today. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that advances the security and legitimate aspirations of israelis and palestinians alike. >> reporter: egyptian president mohamed morsi is seen as
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critical to any peace dale. his muslim brotherhood is close to hamas. a hamas spokesman is quoted in one report saying we hold absolutely no hope of hillary clinton helping to resolve this conflict. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. thank you so much. as we reported egypt is expected to play a key role in brokering a truce and trying to maintain it. clarissa ward reports from caro this morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> we were expecting some type of announcement last night regarding a cease-fire. what happened? >> reporter: that's the million dollar question. everyone here in egypt was expecting for president morsi to make an announcement last night. they schedule ad time 9:00 p.m. local. the english language newspaper here has the headline as israel and gaza agree on a cease-fire.
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that's the level of confidence here that people felt that there was going to be a cease-fire agreement. now trying to determine why that agreement never happened is very difficult. obviously people on each side have different opinions. one official with the freedom and justice party which is the political wing of the muslim brotherhood told us the israelis requested to postpone the agreement for another day and she told us we would hear something later today. but at this stage nobody really knows. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is on her way to egypt. what does she bring to the negotiating table that wasn't there already? >> reporter: well, obviously she met last night with prime minister netanyahu, she met this morning with the palestinian president. today she will be sitting down with the egyptian president morsi. she won't be dealing directly with hamas but essentially egypt is hamas's proxy as far as the u.s. is concerned in dealing
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with these negotiations. she will be putting a lot of pressure on them to essentially sign on to a cease-fire. >> so as of now, another day of conflict. what can we expect? what developments will we see today? >> reporter: everybody is watching this situation very closely. but after yesterday where we so, where we expected to hear an announcement last night i think everybody is a little bit skeptical about getting their hopes up. >> clarissa ward reporting from caro this morning. thank you. this morning two men wearing suicide vests attempted to attack a u.s. base in kabul, afghanistan. the bombers approached the base on foot and detonated their vests when police opened fire. an alarmist in a nearby embassy warnedm to take cover. the taliban says it is responsible. secretary of defense leon panetta said the fight against terrorism will require an ongoing effort. he said u.s. forces decimated al
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qaeda's leadership but the threat has not been eliminated. >> this campaign against al qaeda will largely take place outside declared combat zones. using a small footprint approach that includes precision operations, partnered activities with foreign, special force operations and capacity building so that partner countries can be more effective in combatting terrorism on their own. >> panetta also said associated al qaeda groups are making in roads. republican lawmakers are stepping up their opposition to the nomination of susan rice to be the next secretary of state. they said she was misleading about who was behind the attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi. terrorism was cut out of talking points. the direct of national
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intelligence, the dni. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice relied on those talking points during an appearance on "face the nation" where she called it a spontaneous demonstration. not an act of terrorism. >> we do not have information at present that leads to us conclude this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: republicans have accused her of intentionally making misleading statement, suggesting they tone down any references to terrorism for political reasons ahead of the presidential election. cia director david petraeus told congress last week that an early draft of the talking points did include a link between al qaeda and the attack. but the official told us someone in the office of the dni crossed it out because the links were deemed too tenuous to make public at that point. the head of dni is james clapper an obama appointee. clapper reviewed the points but there's no indication that he personally made the edits.
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clapper may be asked to plain. a statement was release saying this version differs from earlier accounts and they want answers. this morning india executed the lone surviving terrorist on mumbai. he held mumbai hostage for three days in 2008 targeting luxury hotels. 166 people were kill. the gunman was hanged. the taliban called him a hero who will inspire others. take a quick break. when we come back, prescription for change. a new push to make birth control pills available over-the-counter. this is the morning news. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left.
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a prescription or a took tor's exam. but not everybody likes that idea. >> an influential group of doctors is calling for birth control pills to be sold without a prescription. that's sparking mixed reaction. >> it will benefit women in general with their daily life and schedule. >> i think that could give out a wrong message. >> reporter: the american college of obstetricians and gynecologists should cut down on unwanted pregnancies. >> we don't want people to say i waited for an appointment. >> birth control pills carry a small risk. >> the pill has been shown to be very, very safe. there is a small chance of developing blood clots. >> reporter: the doctor's group points out aspirin and others are on drugstore shelves even though they have health risks. but birth control pills can be much more dangerous.
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>> they make it sound like it's nothing more than a aspirin when it definitely is more than that. all you have to do is open up the instructions when you buy a package and you see all the health risks that are listed there. >> reporter: others are uneasy about eliminating a doctor's supervision. >> what if something goes wong and they don't know that you are taking birth control pills. >> reporter: there are simple checklists women can use to determine if the pill is right for them. today is one of thes aboutiest travel days the year, aaa estimating 44 million americans will travel 50 miles or more this thanksgiving holiday. but those looking for a last minute rental car will have a hard time especially in the northeast. hurricane sandy damaged or destroyed a quarter million cars including those owned by rental companies and are training to keep up with demand. the larger companies plan to honors to reservations but people who walk in and try to
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rent a car at many location will not get one. coming up next we'll have your weather forecast, and taking a bite out of hostess. talks to save the snack maker fall through. later in sports a college hoops player blows away wilt chamberlain 100-point game, making 138 points. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance?
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trees. miami partly sunny 76. morning fog in chicago 59. partly sunny in dallas 79 same deal in los angeles 70 degrees. >> let's check your national forecast. stormy weather continues in the northwest. some areas could get another inch of rain in the mountain regions, eight inches of snow. in the south, offshore ocean storm sends up rough surf, rip currents and coastal flooding. mainly dry and mild in the northeast, midwest and southwest. cbs moneywatch. no agreement on aids to greece and hostess fails to reach a sweet deal. >> reporter: more uncertainty over the unstable greek economy. european be officials failed to reach a deal on giving greece more aid. financial leaders had differences over how long greece should be given to reduce its debt. they need to agree on the issue before greece to receive its next bailout loan. >> asian markets shook off the
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news and headed higher as the yen hit a seven month low. nikkei add 1% to finish at a two month low while the hang seng gained 1%. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke is pushing for a compromise on the fiscal cliff. in a speech tuesday he said if president obama and congress can resolve the crisis unemployment would go down and the economy would grow. falling oil prices and an announcement that hewlett packard is taking a $9 billion write down. the dow lost just over seven points while the nasdaq was mostly unchanged. shares of home builders rallied on news that home construction jumped in october to a four year high. construction of apartment buildings was especially strong up 10%. and it looks like hostess's twinkie is cooked. the snack maker failed to reach
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mediation session. on monday a bankruptcy judge asked the two sides to meet. no agreement in place the judge will decide today if the maker of ho-ho, ding dongs and wonder bread can shut down their operations. hopefully other companies will swoop in and make those treats. >> it ain't over. you can't hold the twinkie down. >> i'm not sharing. >> ashley morrison here in new york. in sports this morning the lakers get a new coach and get a win. mike d'antoni made his debut as the lakers new coach. kobe bryant makes a nice hook shot to give l.a. a three-point lead. darren williams desspar ration three rally. lakers holds off brooklyn 95-90.
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new orleans loses four in a row while the knicks are 8-1 for only the third time in franchise history. in college ball big o. t. win for miami. hoosiers take over and don't look back. indiana won the title game of the classic tournament. they beat the hoyas 82-72. butler is the team to beat. first-ever trip to hawaii. clark scored 17 against north carolina. a shot. was hot from down. adds another 17. the unranked bulldogs sent them packing 82-71. in iowa a stunning display of shooting. taylor was like the energizer bunny. he kept shooting and shooting. he hit a ncaa record with
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astounding 138 points. the 5'10" taylor put up 71 from three-point and sank 32 overall. a shot every three seconds. previous scoring record was 113 points setback in 1954. we've been talking about it all morning long, the numbers here shaky not sure how it adds up but congratulations to him nonetheless. when we come back, stripping down and standing up. protesters in san francisco bare it all in defiance on a ban on public nudity. ♪ breakfast made the way i say ♪ [ male announcer ] at subway, you got it made. try a steak, egg white & cheese, tricked out any way you want. subway. eat fresh. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price.
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news this morning... beginng at 4:30. ,,,, here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in washington partly sunny 57 degrees. sunny in atlanta 68. morning fog in st. louis 64 degrees. sun in denver 68 degrees and rain in seattle, 47 degrees. in puerto rico former boxing
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champ hector camacho was shot and seriously wounded. he and a friend much sitting in a car when a gunman opened fire. his friend was killed. the shooting could leave him paralyzed. the puppeteer behind elmo has resigns after a second man said kevin clash had a sexual relationship with him when he was 15 years old. singleton is suing clash for more than $5 million. last week a man in his 20s accused him of having underage sex. nupdity may be a no-no in san francisco. the measured passed half nudists protested and were ushered out. . [ sad music playing ] [ knock on door ] your bags, sir. both: finally! one taste, and you'll understand. enjoy dunkin' donuts coffee anytime. pick some up where you buy groceries.
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a new survey finds the average beach in new jersey is up to 40 feet narrower after hurricane sandy blew through more than three weeks ago.
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some beaches lost half their sand. meantime debris from the wreckage left by the storm is still washing ashore. jim axelrod met a woman who is on a mission to find lost memory there's. >> reporter: many people in union beach, new jersey curse the ocean for what it took when sandy roared ashore. . not jeannette. she's grateful for what it's bringing back. >> there was a to. it's float in the water. >> how can you tell? >> by the paper. >> reporter: her home was one of 200 destroyed by sandy. >> couldn't just sit around go woe me. >> reporter: so instead she's been walking up and down the beach front. >> you have just a little bit of a person's face. >> reporter: finding small treasures amid the devastation. >> that's another to. the storm can take our houses, our possession, but she left us these photos. >> reporter: she's gathered 5,000 pictures which she cleans
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and stores in 50 gallon tubs, snapshots of wedding, birth days, even sonnogrograms. >> what is this >> a baby album. photos of the birth all the way through to the first photos you take of your infant. >> reporter: collecting them is one thing. getting them back to their owners is something entirely different. >> now what do i do with them? facebook. the power of social networking. >> reporter: we saw that power at work as we wrapped up our interview. someone posted the identity of the album's owner on her facebook page. >> they live on shore road. if someone can drop it off to them thank you so much. >> reporter: someone just said we know who it is. >> yep. >> reporter: five minutes later album was on its way back to the family. >> oh, my god.
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it is. you don't know how much this is going to nene him. >> thank you so much. >> had to be returned. >> reporter: a few hours after that it was back in the hands of the father who lost everything in the storm. >> this is the first thing to start with again. this is my memories starting right here. >> reporter: you're still finding stuff? >> yep. >> reporter: so far she has returned 150 photos. you do understand you're an angel of mercy here. >> everyone needs something to do and this was my something to do. >> reporter: her something to do is to help the home town heal offering the kind of assistance not even fema can provide. >> thanks so much. >> reporter: jim axelrod, cbs news, union beach, new jersey. >> coming up, an update on hillary clinton's diplomatic mission to end fight in the middle east and we'll hit the road for your holiday travel report that and a more a little
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later. that's the morning news for this wednesday. appreciate you watching. i'm terrell brown. take care everybody, have a great day. ,,,,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning. it is a wet wednesday, november 21. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. a stormy morning in the bay area means a rash of crashes flooding on the roads and power outages scattered across the bay area. and we have live team coverage this morning. >> first, we're going to kick it off with lawrence karnow tracking the occurrence conditions in the weather center and the turtleneck is out and we know what that means. [ laughter ] >> driving into work today did you see all the flooding? >> the embarcadero. >> even down the embarcadero they had a couple of lanes shut but on

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